Apr 23, 2013 9:00am EDT
for the company. is it too late to buy the stock. >> we're counting down to apple's earnings report and that will be after the close. the shares over the $400 mark. one way or the other. >> luxury not dead, at least not according to coach and we'll dig deeper into those numbers. >> u.s. airways and delta beating those numbers. >> not quite as sanguine. we'll take a look at the airline sector and talk about travel turbulence a bit, as well. >> definitely not comericcal. >> for the first time since september 2011. the video streaming service posted quarterly earnings of 31 cents and well above estimates and said it added 2 million streaming subscribers in the u.s. helped by "house of cards." people, jim, this morning are saying netflix became hbo faster than hbo could become netflix. >> 30 million. internationally you got more than 30 million. i don't think people realize how non-promotional will this conference call was. it really was. they said, listen, the reason why we did well is -- no, it's a combination of things. we didn't lose people after we made the change. people do like "
Apr 23, 2013 4:00am EDT
. >>> earnings come in pretty mixed. michelin and kpm disappointing. and a bruised apple gets set to report much anticipated second quarter results later today. analysts are expecting profits to shrink for the first time in a decade. >>> plus, more details emerging about the suspect in the boston bombing as the u.s. charges him with federal crimes that could carry the death penalty. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >> welcome to "worldwide exchange." ross westgate will rejoin us in a couple of days' time. in the meantime, plenty to get through on the program today starting off with the flash pmi data for the eurozone. both the manufacturing and service sectors being closely watched for just how much momentum if any was carrying into the second quarter. you can see the euro/dollar down 0.6%. let's get more from chris williamson. chris, welcome. it looks as though the tone generally speaking here for april across manufacturing and services is pretty weak. >> yes. and one of the big worries is that germany has been back into contr
Apr 20, 2013 10:00pm EDT
to use investment analogies. you never want to put all your eggs in one basket even if an apple looked like a year or two ago a great place to put all your money, but now it's not so good. diversification always works better, and i think diversification in political philosophy works well too. >> great. we have time for one more question. could we have one up front? >> i'm glad you used the example from europe, because i'm european. i was born in country where we had two prime ministers, one zech, one from the slovac part. the country was called czechoslovakia, and it doesn't exist anymore. one way to compromise is split the country. it's a disadvantage which i wanted to mention. but from my point of view, from my european point of view is that the elections in the u.s. are too often, and the elections are too expensive. and it's maybe easier solution just to give ceilings for the budgets for the elections and not to have the elections so often. because if you're a member of the congress and you want to be reelected, you just have to -- you need strong statements. you need quick, strong
Apr 17, 2013 6:00am EDT
the tablet market, aren't they? who is there first? >> apple. >> because it's an ipad. >> exactly. ipads there and other companies, google nexus is a big one. samsung has some coming down the line here. we'll diversify away from the ipad but intel is underrepresented there. >> what about these new half tablet, half pc things that are half clam shell but you can pull them apart. does intel have a chance to lead there? >> there are a number of factors. the one you're referring to is a convertible. they are really focused more on ultrabooks and sliders where you can actually slide the top display and flip it over and it turns into a tablet. >> they are expensive and haeav, right? >> some ultrabooks will be priced at 499 this year. that's a new low price point for them. >> the stuff with intel in that their bragging rights have to do with manufacturing process and how well they're doing there. is that a reason to buy the stock? when gross margins go up, i heard that you buy stock when margins are rising and sell it when they're going back down. are either one of those factors enough to o